first edition Hardcover
1730 · Amsterdam
by Desfontaines, Pierre Francois Guyot
Amsterdam: Au dépens de la Compagnie, 1730. First Amsterdam Edition. Hardcover. Octavo, , 204, , 190 pages; VG; bound in contemporary leather boards with blind tooling, rebacked with new black leather spine, previous brown leather labels; marbled endpapers; mild age-toning throughout; text block stained red; separate title pages, pagination restarts; The Paris edition precedes the Amsterdam edition of the same year; scarce in this Imprint; shelved case 3. Desfontaines' imitation of Lemuel Gulliver's travels was written after he had finished the first French translation of Swift's Gulliver's Travels in 1727.;. 1293050. Shelved Dupont Bookstore.
(Inventory #: 1293050)